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Biography for Giovanni Francesco Barbieri

Also known as:Il Guercino [the Squinty Eyed]
Born:1591 - Cento, Ferrara Italy
Died:1666 - Bologna, Italy


Il Guercino, worked from Cento for much of his life, working in Rom in 1621-22 and Bologna from 1642. He was influenced by Caravaggio (1571-1610), the three Carracci artists, and the Venetian School.

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